LucidLink, a maker of cloud file storage for remote collaboration, announced today that it has teamed up with the Motion Picture Associaition’s Trusted Partner Network to establish what the company says is safer, more secure content creation workflows for hybrid and remote teams worldwide.
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Impossible Objects, a Los Angeles-based creative studio is working to define the future of film and entertainment by embracing real-time technology to blend the physical and digital worlds. The company has established key relationships and partnerships across film, gaming, and technology, and has built innovative projects and workflows with a growing list of clients including Blizzard, Google Play, Western Digital, Honda, and Toyota.
SMPTE Hollywood will host a virtual meeting January 25 focused on the emerging IP video standard Network Device Interface.
Mog Technologies has released its new product line for media professionals. The company says this new collection of tools and software will help media creators and distributors bring their visions to life and share them with unparalleled speed and precision.
The film By Water, directed by Iyabo Kwayana, is an official selection of the Animation Short Film Program at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival. By Water, will also be the first animated experimental film to appear on America ReFramed. The short film follows an unlikely hero's journey into his own memories and becomes a vehicle for reconciliation and healing for himself and his sibling.
On January 28, NASA, the Houston Cinema Arts Society, and Space Center Houston will host a screening of films by finalists and winners of the 2022 CineSpace international short film competition.
The Society of Camera Operators has announced the nominees for the Camera Operator of the Year awards for the Film and Television categories. Nominees will be awarded live and in-person at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 25 during the annual Society of Camera Operators Lifetime Achievement Awards. In a first for the awards, the SOC has announced six nominees for Camera Operator of the Year in both the Film and Television categories.
For the fifth year in a row, more Sundance Film Festival filmmakers selected Adobe video editing and collaboration tools than any other. This year’s annual Sundance Institute survey found that more than two-thirds (67 percent) of Sundance films used Adobe Premiere Pro or Frame.io to bring their stories to life: Premiere Pro is the festival’s most popular video editing software, used by more than half of Sundance films, including Plan C, Going Varsity in Mariachi, Sometimes I This about Dying, Fremont and many others.
Arsenal FX Color, with studios in Santa Monica, Albuquerque and Atlanta, has added colorist Tahirah Foy to its growing staff. Formerly with HBO, Foy brings diverse experience in color grading for television, film, and broadcast media, and in film restoration. In her first project for Arsenal FX Color, she will be performing final color grading for the feature documentary Big Boss, directed by Keke Palmer.
The board of Prasad Corporation, a leader in film preservation, digitization, and restoration has appointed Gunter Weidlich as managing director for its company Digital Film Technology.